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Viral Load As Well As Cd 4 Count

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Feeling Well Feeling Ill and CD4 Counts/Viral Load

Dr PieroneCould you cite any studies that compare subjective reports of well-being with CD4 count, viral load and other markers?It is common to find people who feel well and then turn out to have very low CD4 counts.This is true both on and off...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
There have been a wide variety of studies done on quality of life measures in HIV-infected patients. In general, the lower the CD4 count, the higher the viral load, the poorer the quality of life. But you are right that these larger trends do not... Read more »
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AIDS Treatment News

Answering the AIDS Denialists: CD4 (T-Cell) Counts, and Viral Load

The self-styled "AIDS dissidents," groups and individuals advocating the view that HIV does not cause AIDS, and often urging people with HIV to reject medical care, have raised their profile in recent months, ratcheting up their advocacy in the U.S.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Using Viral Load Data to Monitor HIV Burden and Treatment Outcomes in the United States

Reporting viral load and CD4 counts is a critical first step in calculating community viral load -- a key action step called for in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. 1 In August 2011, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2 released... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Any HIV Viral Load Reduction Can Improve CD4 Count for Individuals With Multi-Class Resistance, Study Finds

Viral load reduction, no matter how small, can have immunological benefits for people living with HIV who have experienced triple-class treatment failure, according to a recent study from the Collaboration of Observational HIV Epidemiological... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

South African Treatment Guidelines Need to Consider Viral Load, Not CD4 Count, to Achieve Greater Impact of Treatment as Prevention: Study

This article was reported by NAM aidsmap . NAM aidsmap reported on a study in which the researchers suggest that South Africa should change its recommendation for beginning antiretroviral therapy (ART) to get maximum benefit from treatment as... Read more »
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33rd day elisa,cd4 count, and Viral load accurate?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey all. Im the "oral DOES =HIV" guy. Well it looks like gmanbill and deb tex are right on. just one question. I went to the doctor and told him my symptoms. He checked me out from head to toe. He was just as concerned as I was, as I had swollen... Read more »

Worried CD4 count and viral load

Posted by New33, 4 Replies
Hi everyone,

I've never used this service so please bare with me explaining my question.

I go to the MSHC in Melbourne / Australia but felt a little rushed of late to ask some question about my results for HIV and hoping this post finds its way to... Read more »

Gonorrhea Affecting CD4 & Viral Load Count

Posted by jjdietz, 3 Replies
Hello,

I was diagnosed with gonorrhea last Saturday. I was given a shot and I'm taking medication. I'm feeling alot better, but I have to finish my medication for another week.

As of April, 2012, my CD4 count was over 2,000 and my viral load was less... Read more »

CD4 668 - Viral Load 227567 ? about viral load

Posted by Courtkidx, 1 Reply
I just got these results via phone and im just curious if anyone can tell me if I should be worried about my semi high viral load? I know my cd4 count is good. I am newly diagnosed as of dec. 30, 2009. Any info would be appreciated. Read more »